Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:00 am
The Galt Joint Union High School District has hired a new chief business official from a Sacramento charter school to oversee its finances.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 12:00 am
Audrey Kilpatrick, who has served as Galt Joint Union High School District's chief business official since 2007, began a new job Monday in Placer County.
Thursday, August 23, 2012 12:00 am
A Calaveras County judge has scheduled yet another court date to set a preliminary hearing for Robert Rappleye, a Galt school administrator who is accused of striking another golfer with a golf club. The next hearing is scheduled for Sept. 10.
Thursday, July 19, 2012 12:00 am
Galt High School vice principal Robert E. Rappleye Jr. was arrested Friday after police said he hit another man twice with a golf club.
Monday, July 9, 2012 11:47 am
Trustees for the Galt Joint Union High School District have closed the financial books on a years-long project, but not before shelling out an additional $168,612 for construction work already performed.
Thursday, June 14, 2012 12:00 am
Thursday, May 3, 2012 12:00 am
On paper, some local school districts' reserves appear flush with money while layoffs and other cuts continue.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 12:00 am
Two library clerks, two outreach consultants and a career center technician were cut by the Galt Joint Union High School District for the second time in two years due to a lack of funding.
Saturday, March 10, 2012 12:00 am
Millions of people each year stop off near the end of a grocery store trip and take a look at the bright machine offering scratch-off Lottery tickets. Then they glance at the handful of change from the cashier who rang up their groceries. Another glance at the vending machine is all it takes to convince them: It's a lucky day.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 12:00 am
The equivalent of at least six teachers will receive preliminary layoff notices next week. The Galt Joint Union High School District narrowly approved the action at a special meeting Friday, with a 3-2 vote.
Friday, February 24, 2012 12:00 am
For the second year in a row, the Galt Joint Union High School District has landed on the state Department of Education list of financial distress. The placement can be a precursor to a district having its finances taken over by the county Office of Education.
It’s a growing trend as more California districts cope with declines in local and state revenue, according to State Superintendent Tom Torlakson.
There are no San Joaquin County schools on this year’s list.
Monday, February 20, 2012 12:00 am
Officials in Galt Joint Union High School District are
estimating a $1.9 million shortfall next school year.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 12:00 am
Galt Joint Union High School District trustees will receive a
budget update from Chief Business Official Audrey Kilpatrick at a
public meeting tonight.
Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:00 am
Galt Joint Union High School District students and their famlies
should not expect to see any change in their transportation
services for the remainder of the school year.
Thursday, December 1, 2011 12:00 am
Galt’s two school districts are among the state’s smaller
districts eyeing California’s mid-year budget cuts with the keenest
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 12:00 am
Thanksgiving may have passed, but three Galt Joint Union High School
District employees are thankful their positions were reinstated
following massive budget cuts last spring. They started back to
work Nov. 1.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 12:00 am
Trustees plan to hire two part-time librarians and purchase
security equipment to enable students to check books out of both
Liberty Ranch and Galt high schools. A vote is scheduled for next
Monday, July 25, 2011 12:00 am
I am writing today in response to a recent article that was
published in the Lodi News-Sentinel (July 16) regarding our state's
current budget crisis and the effect it has on school
Saturday, July 16, 2011 12:00 am
The recently adopted state budget will influence schools and
government in the Lodi area in diverse ways. Here is a summary:
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 12:00 am
The Galt Joint Union High School District will hold a special
meeting tonight to approve the 2011-12 budget. A public hearing
will be held to receive input on the planning document for next
Thursday, March 31, 2011 12:00 am
This time next month, Liberty Ranch High School’s library
shelves should be stocked with books — nearly two years after the
Galt campus opened.
Saturday, March 26, 2011 12:00 am
New Lodi Unified School District trustee Ruth Davis scoured the
district's February bills for anything related to legal counsel.
What she found surprised her.
Monday, March 14, 2011 12:00 am
A Galt Adult School administrative assistant is the latest
layoff approved for the Galt Joint Union High School District.
Thursday, March 3, 2011 12:00 am
The Galt Joint Union High School District has voted to eliminate
seven core curriculum teaching positions and periods of electives
such as art and drama. The unanimous decision was made at a special
meeting Monday and in preparation of sending preliminary pink slips
by March 15.